Category Archives: Personalities

GUYANA – Latest News – 29 July 2015 – Demerara Waves

    GUYANA – Latest News – 29 July 2015 – Demerara Waves

  • Former Minister Jennifer Westford, subordinate will not face High Court trial on larceny, forgery charges – Demerara Waves  http://bit.ly/1ILI05y
  • Former Health Minister Bheri Ramsaran will be charged in “slap and strip” episode -Crime Chief – Demerara Waves  http://bit.ly/1JSovD1
  • Possible multi-million dollar scam at Public Service Ministry; no fingers pointing at Jennifer Westford – Demerara Waves  http://bit.ly/1MtYtLi
  • Berbice bridge tolls to be reduced – Demerara Waves  http://bit.ly/1I1S330

Video: Pres. David Granger – Speech at UN International Conference on Financing for Development, 2015

President David Granger – Speech at International Conference on Financing for Development, 2015

VIDEO: http://webtv.un.org/search/david-arthur-granger-guyana-1st-plenary-meeting/4351832917001?term=guyana

FfD_Logo-140David Arthur Granger (Guyana), 1st Plenary Meeting –  [UN Video]
13 Jul 2015 – His Excellency David Arthur Granger, President of the Republic of Guyana, at the 1st Plenary Meeting of the 3rd International Conference on Financing for Development, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia 2015

Obama warns on Africa leaders refusing to step down

Obama warns on Africa leaders refusing to step down

US President Barack Obama delivers a speech at the African Union Headquarters in Addis Ababa on July 28, 2015

US President Barack Obama speaks at African Union HQ

[28 July 2015 – BBC News] US President Barack Obama has ended his visit to Africa by warning the continent will not advance if its leaders refuse to step down when their terms end.  “Nobody should be president for life,” Mr Obama said.

He was speaking at the African Union‘s headquarters in Ethiopia’s capital, Addis Ababa, the first time a sitting US president has addressed the body.

Earlier in the trip, Mr Obama visited Kenya, the homeland of his late father.    Continue reading

Guyana Sugar: Dr Clive Thomas appointed Chairman of GuySuCo

GUYANA – Latest News – 28 July 2015 – Demerara Waves

    GUYANA – Latest News – 28 July 2015 – Demerara Waves (7 items)

Black Churches in America – By Dr Dhanpaul Narine

Black Churches in America – By Dr Dhanpaul Narine

Black Churches Burned

Black Churches Burned

It is 1758 and a slave reports on the condition of Blacks. He says, ‘the white folks would come in when the colored people would have prayer meetings, and whip every one of them. Most of them thought that when colored people were praying it was against them.’ In 2105 in Charleston, South Carolina, a weapon that was deadlier than the whip was used and it brought tragic results.

Black churches were a cause of concern to the White establishment during and after slavery. A Black congregation was seen as a threat to White supremacy. The congregation was an example of faith, togetherness, and the ownership of property and this did not sit well with Whites. When Whites in the South wanted excitement they would set fire to Black churches. The flames provided relief from boredom and sent a message to Blacks to mind their message and manners.  Continue reading

GUYANA – Capitol TV News Videos – 27 July 2015

Capitol TV logoGUYANA – Capitol TV News Videos – 27 July 2015

  • Former death squad member Sean Hinds turns himself in to Police
  • PPP deny relationship with Sean Hinds
  • Guyana still not doing enough to fight human trafficking
  • President commits to rice industry
  • Lap top project in tatters, will be overhauled
  • Wanted bulletin for male sex worker killers
  • Sports

Click links below to view the TV News Videos:-   Continue reading

Logging & Mining: BaiShanLin concessions warrant special review + video

BaiShanLin concessions warrant special review

JULY 24, 2015 | BY |By Kiana Wilburg

– Guyana is yet to know how it has benefitted –Presidential Advisor

wamara-300x183Presidential Advisor on Sustainable Development Dr. Clive Thomas will soon be making recommendations to the Granger administration for all concessions granted to major foreign investors to come under special review.

Dr. Thomas said that the concessions granted to one major company, BaiShanLin, need to be investigated thoroughly.
In a recent interview with this newspaper, the economist said that it is imperative for the new Government to have a “proper understanding” of how the nation is benefitting from the “hefty concessions” which were granted to these companies during the time of the past administration. He stressed that doing this will also help the government to manage how the country benefits in the long term from foreign companies.   Continue reading

President Obama visits Kenya – July 2015 – pictures and articles

Obama in Kenya – pictures and articles

Posted: 26 Jul 2015- [Links compiled by the St. Stanislaus College Blog]

 President Barack Obama arrived in Kenya, his father’s birthplace on Friday July 24 . At dinner on July 25, he cracked a joke about the most famous conspiracy theory that has dogged him since he became President of the USA:

“I suspect that some of my critics back home are suspecting that I’m back here to look for my birth certificate,” the President laughed while delivering a toast at a state dinner hosted by his Kenyan counterpart, President Uhuru Kenyatta. “That is not the case.”

Here are a number of links of pictures and articles regarding  President Obama’s tour of Kenya:-   Continue reading

GUYANA – Latest News – 24 July 2015 – Demerara Waves

    GUYANA – Latest News – 24 July 2015 – Demerara Waves

  • Guyana’s existence, regional peace under threat, President Granger says in the US – Demerara Waves  http://bit.ly/1HOWwGe
  • Ministries’ manipulated public servant leave systems– Minister Harmon – Demerara Waves  http://bit.ly/1TXFlaN
  • New GPC’s latest US$6m contract under legal review as Health Ministry addresses sole-sourcing – Demerara Waves  http://bit.ly/1VFnozz
  • Patch-work for water damaged roads to continue throughout rainy period – Demerara Waves  http://bit.ly/1CVCJ9r
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